KNITTING PATTERN INFORMATION
Add a splash of colour to your wardrobe with this 1950s Tropical Bird Jumper ⁄ Sweater. The original beautiful Fair Isle bird was knitted in yellow, emerald, scarlet and blue.
KNITTING PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
Bust: to fit 32 to 34 inch bust
Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:
5 oz Patons Fair Isle Fingering in navy
1 oz each yellow, emerald, scarlet
scraps of blue for perch and black for eye
No. 10 needles (3.25 mm)
No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)
Medium size crochet hook
4 small buttons
7 1⁄2 stitches and 9 1⁄2 rows to 1 inch over plain stocking stitch
The original yarn may not be available due to the age of the pattern. Select the yarn type that is closest to the weight of the original yarn.
When reworking the pattern it is best to knit a tension swatch with your chosen yarn. To get the correct measurements, your tension must be the same as stated in the pattern.
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1950s Tropical Bird Jumper
You are buying a restored, recoloured and reformatted DIGITAL COPY of the original knitting pattern only. It is NOT the original pattern or finished product. Your PDF will be available to download once payment is confirmed.